Category Archives: Power of Words

When You Say Goodbye, It’s Okay to Cry

“I’m happy we made it this far but I feel sad because this is the last game I’ll play with the seniors. I’ve played soccer with them ever since I started.” My daughter’s soccer team had just won second in … Continue reading

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Good Words Plant Seeds

Do you sometimes feel like the people in your life don’t listen to you? Do you think you might as well be speaking to the wall as I’ve heard some people say? Do you watch people make mistakes and then … Continue reading

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Make Someone’s Day Better ~ Express gratitude

When I visited my sister in San Diego, CA, I shopped at a large grocery store. My eyes landed on a tall black security guard scanning the store by the elevator. His towering frame looked intimidating but it also gave … Continue reading

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When Not to Talk Things Out–3 Tips

One of the challenges in relationship communication is getting people to talk things out with each other to achieve better understanding of each other. Is there ever a time not to talk things out? Roselyn and Joyce talked on the … Continue reading

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Communication Skills: The Healing Power of Kind Words

Have you ever had anyone speak kind words to you? Hopefully, we can all say yes! How did they make you feel? Good of course! We feel encouraged, refreshed, comforted, loved and cared for when someone is kind to us. There is … Continue reading

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Conflict Resolution: What Do You Do When Someone Gets Angry With You?

Have you ever experienced someone yelling at you? Have you had someone exploded in anger over something you did or didn’t do? Maybe you didn’t even do anything but someone still lost their temper with you. Maybe you feel attacked. … Continue reading

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What is a Simple Way to Build Up Your Family?

  Life is challenging! Keeping up with family chores is not always fun. What is a simple thing you can do to encourage your family and make their efforts worthwhile?   Express appreciation for what they do. Appreciation inspires people … Continue reading

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Whose Words are You Going to Listen to?

Have you ever had someone say hurtful, untrue things about you? Maybe there was a grain of truth in what they said but their tone was so hostile it dragged you down? We can all benefit from constructive criticism and any time … Continue reading

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